An important Sheraton Revival Dressing Table, by George Betjeman, London,1920
The figured mahogany case with matched veneers and satinwood string inlay, gilt brass fittings, on a detachable base for travelling, the top opening to reveal folding mirrors, pivoted fitted trays, glass shelves, jewellery cases and drawers, with original sterling silver and cut crystal dressing accessories, all marked for George Betjeman, London, 1920, in generally excellent order. Please ask for a detailed condition report. Four nearly identical cases have been sold in the past ten years, all made as commissions for opera singers, some finished in mahogany and some in satinwood. Realised auction prices for these cases in London and New York exceeded ten thousand pounds and one case reached twenty four thousand pounds.